As part of their 50th anniversary celebration of Karen Dalton’s 1971 masterpiece, In My Own Time, archival reissue label Light in the Attic(LITA) has released a new single featuring North Carolina-based Angel Olsen covering the singer’s iconic “Something on Your Mind.”
The single is the latest installment from LITA’s on-going 7” vinyl and digital singles Cover Series, featuring the label’s favorite artists covering their favorite artists’ songs. The single was pressed at Third Man Pressing, with artwork by Los Angeles-based fine artist Robbie Simon.
Previous releases from the Cover Series include: musician, poet, and author Leslie Winer collaborating with Manchester-born composer Maxwell Sterling on a cover of Tim Buckley’s 1967 forlorn love song “Once I Was”, Bill Callahan & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy covering Johnnie Frierson’s inspiring tune “Miracles”, BADBADNOTGOOD with Jonah Yano covering “Key To Love (Is Understanding)” by Milwaukee’s Funk/Soul pioneers Majestics, and several others.
LITA’s anniversary edition of In My Own Time features Dalton’s interpretations of songs such as “Are You Leaving for the Country,” “When a Man Loves a Woman,” “Katie Cruel,” and her posthumously recognized signature performance of “Something on Your Mind”, and is due out March 25th in multiple formats (including a Standard Edition and the bonus-filled Super Deluxe Edition).